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Google launches tool to open Office docs in Chrome

Google launches tool to open Office docs in Chrome

By 25 April 2013

Google has launched Chrome Office Viewer in beta form, allowing users with the Chrome Beta on Windows or Mac to open documents in the Redmond format. Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint files can be directly opened in your browser, saving time from downloading.... >>

Microsoft Office 365 for Professionals goes live, priced, now waiting for your docs

Microsoft Office 365 for Professionals goes live, priced, now waiting for your docs

By 28 June 2011

Microsoft has upped its online Office ante with the announcement of the Office 365 for Professionals suite. Essentially a revamped version of what was Business Productivity Online Suite, the package comes in two different forms ready for you to save and... >>

Google introduces new Docs interface

Google introduces new Docs interface

By 13 April 2010

Google has rolled out a new version of Google Docs to its users, significantly revamping the interface and adding a pile of new features in the document, spreadsheet and drawing applications. The majority of the changes can be seen in the video above.... >>

Microsoft promotes Office by giving away... MacBooks

Microsoft promotes Office by giving away... MacBooks

By 22 February 2010

Microsoft has hit on a novel idea for promoting Microsoft Office - by giving away MacBook Pros. Okay, so it's promoting Office for Mac, but even so, it's an odd move for the software giant to be sending out one of the best-selling products of arch-rival... >>

Google Docs gets web clipboard

Google Docs gets web clipboard

By 18 February 2010

As months pass, the functionality of Google Docs seems to be getting closer and closer to that of a real office suite. The latest addition is that of an extended clipboard, storing any copied or cut text in the cloud and then allowing you to paste into... >>

Microsoft Office 2010 pricing revealed

Microsoft Office 2010 pricing revealed

By 17 February 2010

Microsoft has revealed more information on pricing for its due-in-June Office 2010 software, with the "Starter" version due to be available for free. Office Starter 2010 replaces Microsoft Works and will offer consumers basic productivity features via... >>

OpenOffice 3.2 now available

OpenOffice 3.2 now available

By 11 February 2010

OpenOffice.org, the open-source office software package, has released version 3.2 of its free Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Access replacement tools. Simultaneously, the team also revealed that it's hit 300 million downloads since the suite launched in... >>

Microsoft announces Office for Mac 2011 for "later this year"

Microsoft announces Office for Mac 2011 for "later this year"

By 11 February 2010

Microsoft has chosen Macworld as the venue to announce that Office for Mac 2011 is due to be available later this year. "You, the Mac community, have a voice", says Microsoft, somewhat dramatically, in a press release. "And at the Microsoft Macintosh... >>

Microsoft loses Office patent appeal

Microsoft loses Office patent appeal

By 23 December 2009

The US Court of Appeals has upheld a ruling from May 2009 that Microsoft is infringing the patents of a database design company called i4i. Microsoft has been ordered to stop selling Microsoft Word and Office by January 11. The suit revolves around Word's... >>

Office 2010 to ship in June

Office 2010 to ship in June

By 1 December 2009

Over recent days, rumours have been floating around that Microsoft had accidentally released a notice that Office 2010 would be made available in June. Well, it's now been confirmed by a Microsoft spokesperson that the rumours are true, and June will... >>


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